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Alain Ruelloux: as good as new What do a Mirage IV fighter jet and a DR 401 have in common? Well, to us, it appears they have Alain Ruelloux. And to Alain Ruelloux, they have everything in common above thirty feet in the air. The danger is the same, only the speed differs. The man[…]

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Someone rings the handbell in the workshops. New order coming in! A new plane is soon going be emerging, piece by piece, from every workbench. The order passes through the fine sieve of the IT system. Printers are already warm. The manufacturing orders – « OF’s » for « Ordre de Fabrication » – are now sprinkling all over[…]

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Airplanes confined to their hangars, no way to get high these days, we all have to fly under the radar. But life cannot stop all at once, the order book keeps getting full and Robin has to honor its reputation and adapt. Drastic sanitary measures will be reinforced at the Darois workshops in order to[…]

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Diversification Bucket-seats in Oregon Pine, landing-gear-box-table, hamac structure made out of DR401 wing spar, large garden umbrella mounted with ribs and wingtips: to brighten up your confinement zone, Robin redirects its activities towards garden furniture. Hurry: the deckchair Wing spar is a limited edition! Connect Here to our online shop. And a happy April fool’s[…]

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Robin is grieving one of its very own, very loved and very unique Robinite. The deepest sorrow struck the Darois workshops when we heard the terrible news. Our very dear Joël Thomas took off and left us on march 10th, struck down by a sudden leukemia. It left all of us speechless, sans voix as[…]

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DR401 155CDI D_ESIQ Full IFR

This year, Santa didn’t just spoil the children. He must have had room left in his sack for he managed to squeeze sixteen new planes in it before Christmas. Sixteen toys, all in the shape of a DR401, that will enchant pilots all around the clubs. The elves of Darois will be building these presents[…]

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Calendrier 2020 - Robin Aircraft

No more Pirelli calendars. We’d rather see some other kind of curves. Each of every twelve month of the year, take a loving look at a Robin and its pilot on cloud nine. The 2020 calendar is available online, along with the new Robin technical jackets. Both are good ways to keep yourself warm this[…]

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Pilot friends and aviation enthusiasts, The year 2019 ends gradually on an Indian summer, conducive to beautiful rides by plane. The landscape is transformed to give way to the colors of autumn and winter. To extend this aeronautical year, we invite you to send us your best pictures to welcome the year 2020 with the[…]

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An engine stop during take-off has occurred on June 22nd 2017 with a just delivered DR401 / 155. The cause has been quickly identified by our teams. No other aircraft in the fleet in service is concerned. The BEA (Bureau for Inquiries and Analysis) will issue a complete report. Robin Aircraft, in Darois, July the[…]

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Virtual Tour Cockpit DR401 Robin Aircraft

The following presentation is objective : every figure has been carefully taken from Flight manuals and from data issued by manufacturers. The objective is to give a transparent comparison between DR401-155CDI and its competitors. Results speak for themselves…   What would be your choice and why ? Feel free to #comment the topic! Thanks for reading us.